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The Limes, Matching

Description: The Limes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 118181

OS Grid Reference: TL5367911141
OS Grid Coordinates: 553679, 211141
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7778, 0.2262

Locality: Matching
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM17 0QE

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Listing Text

3/75 The Limes


House, early C18, extended in C19. Red brick, Flemish bond, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles, with stone copings on parapets and gables. Double
pile plan, entrance elevation to SW, with central entrance/staircase hall and
2 internal chimney stacks at each end. Roof of M section, ridges aligned NW-SE
with double gables. Extension to NW of rear range, with hipped roof, C19, and
lean-to extension with slate roof in W angle, C19. Lean-to conservatory to
SE. 2 storeys. SW elevation, central 6-panel door with upper 4 panels glazed
in flat roofed porch with 2 wooden Doric columns on plinths, pilasters with
recessed fronts, dentilled cornice, 4 double-hung sash windows of 12 lights, the
upper sashes segmental at top, C18, under segmental arches of gauged brickwork.
First floor, 5 similar windows, and one double-hung sash window of 9 lights in
C19 extension. String courses above each line of windows, rendered, and
parapet. NE (garden) elevation has original bay of 3 similar windows, but with
straight heads, at each floor, and 2 more on first floor, other windows C19.
Original staircase and original plain panelling throughout. C19 cast iron

Listing NGR: TL5367911141

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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